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residents will be able to turn in their guns for cash today. the cities of menlo park, palo alto and east palo alto will hold a gun buy back. the event is from ten to two and all weapons will be accepted anonymously. >>> anti violence groups will also hold a rally in conjunction with that. it's at 11:00. jackie spear will be among a number of speakers. >>> today's events come a day after a day of action to end gun violence. dozens of people part paided in a vigil to remember victims of gun violence. that event was part of a national movement to pressure congress for action on new gun control laws. >> new this morning in his weekly address the president said congress must act now before automatic budget cuts kick in on march first. >> once the cuts take effect, thousands of teachers will be laid off and tens of thousands of parent also have to rush to find child care for their kids. >> the president accuses republicans of failing to meet him halfway. he is calling for tax reform and moderate spending cuts. gop leaders say spending must be pulled into prevent a larger deficit. the presid
've been in mali for four weeks fighting against islamic extremists. in mexico city, rescue workers kept up their search for survivors of an explosion at the offices of mexico's state-run oil company. the blast happened late yesterday, killing at least 33 people and wounding 121 others. rescue workers dug through the rubble of the basement and first three floors of the building where about 250 people worked. the cause of the blast is still unknown and authorities are investigating. the retired cardinal of los angeles, roger mahony, was relieved of all his public duties today by his successor. it came as the diocese released thousands of previously secret documents showing he shielded priests who sexually abused children decades ago. the public censure was unparalleled in the american catholic church. mahony will still be able to celebrate mass and can vote for pope until he turns 80, two years from now. u.s. secretary of energy stephen chu announced today he's stepping down. during his tenure, he came under fire for the handling of a solar energy loan to solyndra. it later went bankrupt and
fell on the city of chelyabinsk-- population over a million-- about a thousand miles due west of moscow on the edge of the ural mountains. the strike shocked and stunned the world. more than 1,000 people were injured. paul davies of independent television news begins our coverage. >> reporter: emerging from the russian sky, a giant ball of flame, a meteorite providing a spectacular show until it suddenly explodes 30 miles above the earth. the city of chelyabinsk was unlucky to be beneath the meteorites flight path and was showered with debris dropping from the sky. thousands of windows were smashed, shocked workers evacuated their offices. this school class is about to be interrupted by the shock wave. here the windows come crashing in, and a national judo squad runs for cover. canadian ice hockey star michael garnett plays for the chelyabinsk team and lives in the city. i was awakened by this loud bang, crash and shaking in my apartment that, you know, literally shook me out of bed. i kind of gathered myself and looked out the window and i saw this giant streak across the sky that was
against islamic extremists. in mexico city rescue workers kept up their search for survivors of an explosion at the offices of mexico's state-run oil company. the blast happened late yesterday, killing at least 33 people and wounding 121 others. rescue workers dug through the rubble of the basement and first three floors of the building where about 250 people worked. the cause of the blast is still unknown and authorities are investigating. the retired cardinal of los angeles, roger mahony, was relieved of all his public duties today by his successor. it came as the diocese released thousands of previously secret documents showing he shielded priests who sexually abused children decades ago. the public censure was unparalleled in the american catholic church. mahony will still be able to celebrate mass and can vote for pope until he turns 80, two years from now. u.s. secretary of energy stephen chu announced today he's stepping down. during his tenure, he came under fire for the handling of a solar energy loan to solyndra. it later went bankrupt and laid off all its workers.
and abducted a 5-year-old autistic boy. cnn's martin savidge is in midland city for us. martin, funeral services were held today for the bus driver who is being called a hero. what are people saying about him tonight? >> yeah, that would be charles poland. hello, don. very difficult day. they've all been difficult, of course, since tuesday. but even more so because of the emotions that came to a head as family member, as those who worked, fellow bus drivers, teacher, even strangers all came together at a nearby civic center, hundreds of them for a public memorial service that was held for charles poland as he is officially known, mr. chuck as he was known to his students there was a lot of praying. prayers that were said of course not only for the victim, but for the young boy ethan, who continues to be held, and for the man alleged to be his captor. and that's jimly lee dykes. they say they hope his heart will be turned to release the little boy. and then after that came the funeral service and the burial. it was very interesting to note school buses were very much a part of this memor
cities. siemens. answers. >>> welcome back to "morning joe." 6:32 here in new york. we're joined now by sports columnist -- >> how big is this? by the way, he's already brought some breaking news. we need a breaking news banner. the pope leaves, right? and he brings us the news on his replacement. >> mike lupica. >> i never saw it. bobby v. >> he's got a new book out for middle schoolers and young athletes called "game changers, playmakers." mike barnicle has graduated from the pope desk to the big table. good to have you. how you doing, man? >> nice color combo, brown on brown there. >> thank you very much. it's fashion week. >> it's fashion week. >> so we want to talk about your book more than anything. willie and i been very excited about this. but "game changers," i think it is. but before we do that, can i talk about your last column on ryan braun? just really quickly? >> yeah, sure. >> that guy's a punk. major league baseball has given him a free ride, and now he's lying about being around, as you said, a two-bit swindler out of south florida. this is the unluckiest guy in majo
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. gabe gutierrez is in midland city once again this morning. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. federal agents spent park of the night checking the scene for possible explosives. federal law enforcement officials tell nbc news that the fbi somehow managed to get a secret camera inside that bunker, and that's how they decided to move in. a dramatic end to a six-day standoff. in alabama monday, a federal hostage team stormed an underground bunker, where this man, 65-year-old jimmy lee dykes, was holding a 5-year-old, known only as ethan, captive. >> very special child. he has been through a lot. he has endured a lot. by the grace of god, you know, >> reporter: the two spent 143 hours in the underground shelter, stocked with supplies. law enforcement officials watching closely every minute from the ground and the air, using small, unmanned aircraft. based on sketches from a neighbor who says he was once inside dykes' bunker, we now know the shelter had a hatch and ladder and pvc pipe that, at times was used to communicate with dykes actually ran sideways, 50 yards under ground to
-american and other minority votes zoomed. >> they lost the cities. losing more educated white voters along with minority voters and part of the problem is them. the messaging they use for their base turns off obviously younger people. turns off women. turns off minorities and this time they really got minorities excited about voting. when you do things to prevent people from voting, that made that vote solidify and come out and visit in 2008. >> this is the problem they have. the leadership, michael gerschwins of the world, they alienate the people who vote for the party. >> angry guy in arizona. >> john mccain, town hall meeting. there is a reason why a lot of mo more centrists did not run last night, all of the crazies, and mitt romney and if you see turning out as we play the clips from the republican debate, the audience was one -- they don't care what michael says about republicans need new poverty programs or new ways to structure the government to make it work. >> environmental programs. >> they don't care. a lot of this for them is cultural. they want to go back it whatever they th
through many different synagogues in new york city and that employer's association essentially came and said they belief in standard and guideline answer they believe that having standards and guidelines was actually in the employer's interest as well. because they were tired of the very arbitrary, unpredictedble, as much as it's a wild west for workers. it can feel that way for employers as well they created a supportive space for employers to come together. talk about their experiences. employers what their struggling with and grappling with them and supported them to understand what some good guidelines might look like. >> something you can download. >> you. it's on the website on the domesticemployers.org. the association is national called hand and hand. and under the notion that healthy homes and god workplaces go hand and hand. we were -- we did all kinds of educational forums with organizers. we're organizing together in a neighbor called park slope in new york in brooklyn to create a neighborhood-wide code of care. where employers and workers and local businesses and local
back marcus allen and his take on concussions and kids in the sport and the clash in the crescent city. president obama shifting focus back to the economy after encouraging economic news friday. >> home prices are starting to climb again and car sales at a five-year high. manufacturing is roaring back. the business created 2.2 million jobs last year and our economy created more jobs than econom t economists originally thought. >> jones industrial average closed about 14,000 on friday, the highest since 2007. the los angeles mayor has put an end to speculation that he will be joining the obama cabinet. there is talk he might be transportation secretary. he said he will finish out his term as mayor. in massachusetts, former senator scott brown said he will not be running for the senate seat vacated by john kerry, but there is speculation that brown could have his eye on the governor's seat when patrick steps down in 2014. we will take you to boston to big deeper into that story later in the show. a whole lot to get to first. vice president biden is in germany and talking international s
fadden's brilliant obituary in today's norgets. he called koch the master showman of city hall who parlayed shrewd political instincts and plenty of chutzpah in three tumultuous terms of mayor of new york with all the tenacity, zest, and combativeness that personified his city of golden dreams. he used to walk the streets of new york asking how am i doing? ed koch was 88. we're all having such a great year in the gulf, we've decided to put aside our rivalry. 'cause all our states are great. and now is when the gulf gets even better. the beaches and waters couldn't be more beautiful. take a boat ride or just lay in the sun. enjoy the wildlife and natural beauty. and don't forget our amazing seafood. so come to the gulf, you'll have a great time. especially in alabama. you mean mississippi. that's florida. say louisiana or there's no dessert. mcfadden's brilliant obituary in he used to walk the streets of of us who call the gulf home. [ woman ] ring. ring. progresso. i just served my mother-in-law your chicken noodle soup but she loved it so much... i told her it was homemade. everyone tells a littl
is getting hit about a major snowstorm. flights in and out of kansas city international have been canceled. numerous roads are closed. the storm is being blamed for two deaths already. >>> the parents of trayvon martin will be in new york city tonight for a candlelight vigil marking one year since the 17-year-old was shot as he walked through his father's gated community in florida. george zimmerman claims he shot martin in self-defense. he goes on trial in june. that prompted a conversation about race and stand your ground laws. they will be thomas robert's guest in the next hour. >>> new violence in damascus. at least eight people were killed in a bombing. several ballistic missiles were fired in aleppo killing 140 people over the last week. john kerry will discuss this with officials in berlin today. yesterday he said the administration has been considering new stepses to increase support for the syrian opposition that the u.s. won't, quote, leave them dangling in the wind. >>> israeli rocket has been fired from gasparin gaza strip israel. >>> social media has been buzzing since ikea sa
a few years ago i found myself sitting next to the mayor of salt lake city and he was a nice guy and we started talking about what i do for a living and i told him i work to encourage young women and girls to run for a political office. why, he said? which stumps me because in my world, the question of why we need more women, is not a question but how do we get more women there. he went on to say i have two daughters, i have a wife, i have a more, he said, i know what women need and what can women do in office that i can't do? and it was an interesting question and he had no idea what a can of worms he was opening by getting into this conversation with me because i really believe no matter how well intentioned a man in office is, his decisions are never going to be as strong if you have men and women legislating together. i'm happy to say in the years i started doing this work is the world has come around to this idea, the idea is we need to add women to leadership, not because it's fair or it's the right thing to do but because adding more women to leadership is going to make stronger
, everybody. ed koch passed away. he died this morning at the age of 88. he serves the city of manhattan from 1978 to 1989 and was a congressman before that. he became a regular media figure, and was a judge on the people's court. a new documentary on the mayor run opens date. a suicide bomber a and caused a blast in cur i can outside the u.s. embassy. at least one other person has been seriously injured. so far no one has claimed responsibility. another consideration would be some sort of iranian attack in retaliation for an israel air strike. for the first time tomorrow senior officials from the united states and russia will get together to talk about political transition in syria. joining them will be membersover the united nations. the goal is to end the civil war that has now killed some 60,000 people. today is secretary of state hillary clinton's last day on the job. she has repeatedly dodged questions about running for president in 2016. we're back where more show after the break. happy friday. stay with us. ♪ what we need are people prepared for the careers
and our villages and our cities across this country are all full -- are all full. i would love to have president obama interact more and let's stop having suspensions. they say we will not deal with the budget crisis now. we will wait until march to handle things. that is not the way that we can handle this country right now. all american taxpayers are having our own fiscal cliff problems and that cannot be no more. our taxes are going up, our property taxes and food taxes and any kind of hikes of taxes is a challenge for the american workers. host: thanks for your call. guest: i think the sentiment that obama should roll up his sleeves and get to work with congress is one that many members of congress actually would agree with including democrats. he has a little reputation of not reaching out to and interacting with members of congress and a way that hurts his agenda on the hill. at the same time, one chamber has not done a budget for four years and that is the senate and they decided politically it does not make sense and now they have changed that and they will do it. host: what ab
wanted to let you know that i'm a self proclaimed liberal, democratic in the city of chicago so trying to listen to you here, stephanie. stephanie: thank you. caller: so my first question to you, what is -- because i looked on your website real quick here. what is the definition of a liberal? stephanie: i think everybody's is different. go read the john f. kennedy quote if you have time about what it means to be a liberal. i'd say that sums it up pretty well. caller: that's exactly what i am and i am a policeman in the city of chicago. definitely under that definition, i have looked at it before, i'm a liberal without a doubt. stephanie: you're a liberal that believes in no gun control of any kind. caller: no gun control? well i do believe that there should be gun control. i actually think there should be narcotics control too, for cocaine and heroin, do you? stephanie: you have 20 seconds for your point. caller: look at the city of chicago, you can go to every street corner and get drugs. stephanie: i am a cop that is in support of no gun control for any kind. >> laws are a waste of t
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"all things considered." he was an up and coming star in the city of philadelphia, and on a national scale. december 9, 1981 happens but he resurfaces--that's the night he was arrested for the supposed killing of officer faulkner. he resurfaces much because of this woman who was able to take his voice and transported it around the world. i would not made the film without noelle's help on this. she has done a h erlecean voice. and mumia makes it look easy. he's so good at what he douse. >> i had done hundreds of interviews, before mumia. when i sat down with him. he was the most professional. he did one two three takes. he was stepping up. he had game. it really made it possible. i was searching for voices from inside prison that could tell those stories because i thought the mainstream media was you can't be talking about this cultural. you can't talk about america without voices of prisoners in the mix. too good a story. >> john: of course. >> and this was in prison. this was a guy who really could tell that story. >> john: we are almost out of time. do you think he'll get a new tri
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of all federal intervention into education and focus on letting the states, the counties, the cities, the local school sites handle the education issues. what we're doing with federal intervention is not working. and teachers and parents know best how to address these issues. >> all right. i'm going to leave it there. marsha blackburn from great state of tennessee. >> happy valentine's day. >> home of the grand old opry. >> we like that grand old opri and we like the great opportunity party. >> thanks for coming on. >> sure. >>> up next, another one of the president's picks in jeopardy. not the game show. >>> plus, taking on the tea party. lindsey graham, one of the republicans that could be vulnerable to a conservative primary challenge, well, he's getting a little help from some very wealthy friends. >>> but first, today's trivia question. in honor of valentine's day, senators dixie graves and elaine edwards were both given what honor by their husbands? first person to tweet the correct answer to both my twitter feed @chucktodd and @the dailyrundown will now get a check out on the
rallies, dances and vigils in dozens of major cities. the events were held to coincide with valentine's day. the united nations has estimated that one of every three women worldwide, is raped or beaten in the course of a lifetime. a long-time leader in american a new implantable device that restores some vision in the blind won approval today in the united states. the food and drug administration agreed to allow use of the argus 2 retinal prosthesis. it uses electrodes in the retina that receives signals from a wireless camera on a pair of glasses. initially the device will help small numbers, but it may ultimately treat vision disorders in millions. a long-time leader in american foods-- heinz is being sold to a group that includes warren buffett. the $23.3 billion deal announced today will make heinz a privately held company. on wall street today, the dow jones industrial average lost nine points to close at 13,973. the nasdaq rose a point to close at 3,198. those are some of the day's major stories. now, back to jeff. >> brown: there were more hurdles today for president obama's se
new york state or new york city, rather, have those kind of programs that basically take the millionaires out of giving directly to candidates, and that reduces corruption. they may be able to spend on their own voice, maybe their movies, make their ads, but if we don't have people flying on planes together and feeling that they owe someone hundreds of thousands of dollars for bundling, there's a lot less of that second door, the corruption door, and i think that's where the tangible action can be. >> larry, we -- there are -- there's a littany of scandal that has rocked washington, specifically relating to donors and money. charlie rangel, tom delay, jack abramhoff, jesse jackson, most recently. do you sense, as you do your work, that politicians ever -- there is ever a sense of remorse here or is it more i've got to be less -- i've got to be more crafty in how i do this going into my campaign? >> i think there's a sense of remorse when he got caught, but i think that -- to be fair i think they're put under tremendous pressure that to run a race right now, to run a senat
aside, they believe in wiping out miles and miles of city blocks to get -- >> stephanie: on the offchance someone -- >> the poor people they disagree with are there while the other people are trying to work at a shoe shop until this nonsense passes. they get wiped out in the process. >> chuck said that it was the tip of the iceberg. talk about one guy who shot up an orphanage with a 50 caliber machine gun. >> but that's all right. >> stephanie: a senate panel approved him yesterday. what hal is referring to. harry reid said he would move ahead with a full senate vote. he was jamming it through. >> stephanie: so republican senator jim inhoff insisting any confirmation be based on votes. several republicans have said that would be an unprecedented effort. when john mccain points that out, you know, seriously. >> huh? >> stephanie: senator carl levin said their demands are beyond the scope of what has been asked traditionally of former nominees. a point echoed by john mccain. >> eh? >> did i or didn't i? wait. what day is it? who am i for and against? who am i mad at this w
and cities where you had to check your gun. and people weren't running around crying wait it's my right. >> after the ok corral incident in tombstone. gun control. >> stephanie: yeah, look into it. richard in texas. hi, richard. >> caller: hey, originally i'm a democrat from georgia, moved to texas and -- okay it was a lot more -- less tolerant in georgia. believe it or no texas there are a lot more tolerant people and we can have a conversation. if anybody had to sign the sequestration, because we would never go there with the sequestration, and now it's like, oh, crap we might actually go there. is there any way to get across to people -- people who are voting for republicans and they are voting against their own -- >> uh-huh. >> caller: that's what they want. and they have no idea and it's so frustrating -- how can you educate people? >> stephanie: that's the thing richard, no matter what subject we're talking about even on guns, the majority of nra members want background checks. i don't know whos the house republicans are representing exactly. >> they are re
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